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Aiden de Campo has made a flying start to the 2022 season, and he leads the State trainers’ premiership table with 21 winners over the first six weeks of the season.

He holds a powerful hand in the eighth event at Gloucester Park on Friday night, the Most Winners In A Night Co-winner Wayne Currall Pace, in which he is represented by three talented three-year-olds — Floewriter, The Miki Taker and Rock On Top, who have recorded a combined total of 16 wins.

De Campo is serving a brief suspension and he has engaged Ryan Warwick to drive Floewriter, Shannon Suvaljko for The Miki Taker and Aldo Cortopassi for Rock On Top.

“I can’t split the three on ability, but on the draw Floewriter looks to have the advantage,” said de Campo. “Floewriter (barrier No. 1) is a good frontrunner; he’s got a heap of gate speed, and he should lead.

“The Miki Taker (barrier two) should get a good run (behind the leader). He was a touch disappointing two starts ago (when third behind Swingband and Maungatahi at Gloucester Park) but he felt super at his latest start and showed that he is back to his best (when he led and won by six lengths at Albany last Saturday night).

“Rock On Top (a winner at four of his eleven starts) is improving with every run.” Rock On Top has raced twice after a six-month absence for strong-finishing fourth placings behind Torpedo Rock at Pinjarra and Swingband at Gloucester Park.

Swingband, trained by Ryan Bell and to be driven by Michael Grantham, will start from the No. 5 barrier and is capable of beating de Campo’s three runners. He followed thirds behind Floewriter and Tricky Miki with a smart all-the-way victory over Maungatahi and The Miki Taker last Friday week.